If the start of your day usually consists of falling out of bed 20 minutes late and rushing to the train with a stale bagel in your hand, take a little inspiration from 3191 A Year of Mornings. Created by early-rising friends Stephanie and Mav, this collaborative photoblog is their way of sharing their mornings with each other every day for a year.
Tim Fort’s kinetic art illustrates just what can be accomplished by a man with a plan, plenty of spare time and an arsenal of dominoes. (Speaking of spare time, you’re about to experience six whole minutes of domino rally madness. You’d better be sitting down.)
The French music blog La Blogotheque films bands performing out of their element, from Islands walking down the street to Jens Lekman in the middle of a school gymnasium. They call them Concerts a Emporter, or “Concerts on the Go.” Filmed on the spot with a simple camera and microphone, they capture some pretty amazing musical moments.
If hindsight is 20/20, what does that say about foresight? Find out here, where you can write yourself an email and have it sent sometime in the future. Not into talking to yourself? Browse around and read other people’s emails to themselves, from the hilarious to the tragic to the just plain strange.
He was here
When: Friday, January 5th Where: Urban Outfitters/935 Rush Street/Chicago What: Tunes, pictures, people Why: Why not?